Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

Driftwood Beach is one of my favorite places in all of Coastal Georgia; located on the north end of Jekyll Island, it is a textbook example of the effects of erosion on a barrier island.

It’s one of the most photographed places on the coast.

The “boneyard” is the section of Driftwood Beach littered with ancient pines and live oaks preserved by salt air and bleached by the sun.

It’s estimated that nearly 1,000 feet of Jekyll’s beaches have been lost to erosion since 1900.

2 thoughts on “Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island

  1. Brenda Rogers

    Brian, when will you be back in my area of mcintosh county again at the mcintosh family cemetery. On Mar 2, 2013 4:59 PM, “Vanishing Coastal Georgia Photographs by Brian


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